The Farthest Edge: Rock's Newest Super Band

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Makes stunning national debut at the legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles; Attends charity benefit with Russell Brand

The Farthest Edge with Russell Brand 2012

It was an honor to perform at the Rainbow, it's a legendary bar with a deep rock n' roll history

There's a new, dynamic rock group emerging from Billings, Montana called The Farthest Edge and they're making impact! The group recently came to Los Angeles and performed at one of the most popular and iconic venues in the country. The rockers also showed their support by attending and giving back to an all too important cause.

The hard rock group recently played at the legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill, located in Los Angeles on the famous Sunset Strip. Iconic heavy metal groups such as Motley Crue, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Led Zeppelin, Poison and Guns N' Roses frequented the landmark spot.

Zack Goggins, drummer for the Farthest Edge: "The Rainbow was definitely the most unique setting I've had the privilege of performing. I can only hope we'll live up to all the other great acts who have started their careers there as well," and guitarist Rich Candalaria goes on to say, "It was an honor to perform at the Rainbow, it's a legendary bar with a deep rock n' roll history. It's just fascinating to think of the people who have frequented there: John Lennon, Alice Cooper, Guns & Roses to Motley Crue, Motorhead. I feel blessed to rock there, but also to continue the legacy and reputation of the Rainbow bar. Simply put, The Rainbow rocks!!!!"

Their world wind Los Angeles trip didn't end there. The group attended The Friendly House L.A. 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon. The event was held on October 27, 2012 at The Beverly Hills Hilton and was hosted by Russell Brand. The English comedian, actor, radio and television presenter, singer, columnist, and author was the Luncheon Master of Ceremonies for the star studded event. Honorees included Oscar nominee Viola Davis, and Chairman of the Board CBS/Viacom Sumner Redstone.

Founded in 1951, Friendly House LA is the oldest women's recovery home in the US, providing a safe harbor for women suffering from the destruction of alcoholism and drug abuse.

Patrick Machaelas states, “Playing the Rainbow was amazing. To be able to rock a venue with as much history as the Rainbow is truly an honor, and to be as well received by the crowd, and a staff as we were was an even bigger honor. And to top it off, by being able to attend the Friendly House awards, hosted by Russell Brand made the entire trip so surreal.”

About The Farthest Edge

The Farthest Edge was formed in the summer of 2011, by veteran musicians Rich Candelaria, Patrick Michaelis, and Matt Ryan. Candelaria (formerly of Grudge) was partnered in a recording studio where he met young Zack Goggins doing session work for a client. The duo got together in what is now the group's rehearsal space, and assembled the foundation of what became The Farthest Edge. During the same time frame, Candelaria came across Patrick Lee who was performing at a local venue, and asked if he'd be interested in writing some material. Matt Ryan, who had just made the decision to postpone a move to Connecticut, had been in touch with Candelaria and hopped onboard. Shortly thereafter, Michaelis, Candelaria, and Ryan co-wrote what is now the first single on the debut album. The final piece of the puzzle was found in bass player Stefan Flores, whose musical career previously consisted primarily of playing drums. The fantastic chemistry between the members inevitably led to an amped up live debut opening for the likes of Pop Evil, Static-X, Deuce, and supporting bands such as Cinderella, Sick Puppies, and Candlebox. By June of 2012, the band had signed with management company Chayil Entertainment, and has since worked with many respected industry executives, including Kevin Black (VP of Interscope, President of Warner), who visited the band in their hometown in Montana.

Jaynie Jackson
Chayil Entertainment, Inc.

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